For now, I will say this: I looked at a picture of myself from a friend's birthday party....and I didn't instantly think about how fat I looked. I actually pulled up the picture to see how bad I looked and I impressed myself.
God has a plan for all of us, and I'm not sure where this path is going. But for the first time in a long time, I looked at a picture of myself, I didn't hate my body and I felt pretty. (Disclaimer: I have an amazing boyfriend who makes me feel beautiful on a daily basis. That does not include when I actually have to dress myself in the morning or look at pictures. Pictures are from the devil.)
If you have a solid self awareness of yourself, negative self esteem doesn't have a chance. Yeah for running!!!!